Chinese Brands Captured Over 25% of Russia Smartphone Market during Q2 2017

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, Russia smartphone shipments declined 12% YoY during Q2 2017 but grew 2%…

Google Android One’s Second Inning Begins with Xiaomi

Xiaomi today announced Mi A1 at a global launch event in New Delhi. One of the major highlight of the launch was Xiaomi's partnership with Google and…

Q2 2017: Chinese Brands Now Contributing To Almost Half Of Global Smartphone Shipments

Smartphone shipments set second quarter record clocking 365 million units, growing 3% annually New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos…

Key Takeaways from Huawei Analyst Summit – HAS 2017

Huawei held the 14th annual Huawei Global Analyst Summit (HAS) in Shenzhen from April 11th to April 13th. The theme of this year’s event was “Leading…

Global LTE Smartphone Shipments Crossed One Billion units in CY 2016

New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos Aires – Feb 1st, 2017 Apple registered a record Q4 2016 surpassing Samsung in Global Smartphone…

Deep Dive- Asus Zenfone AR; First Google Daydream and Tango Enabled Device

During CES 2017, Asus announced Zenfone 3 Zoom and Zenfone AR to expand its lineup of Zenfone series. Both the phones grabbed headlines due to…

Impact of Indian Demonetization on Handset Market

On Nov 8th 2016 India’s Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi announced that INR 500 and INR 1,000 notes – that make up 86% of cash in circulation – could…

Make In India: Intex Expanding Mobile Phone Manufacturing

Intex started its journey as an IT accessory supplier and has grown in to a full-fledged consumer electronics and durables giant with portfolio…

Reliance Jio’s Race Towards 100 Mn LTE Subs Elite Club

Reliance Jio has been grabbing headlines ever since it started the commercial trial of its services in December 2015. After months of waiting it…

Indonesia Smartphone Market Demand Recovers in Q2 2016

“Indonesia smartphone market grew 8% QoQ but still down 5% YoY as a result of “Make in Indonesia” push. Close to fifty brands are now competing for…

India Smartphone Market Grew 23% Amid Flat Global Annual Growth

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphone shipments in India grew a healthy 23% annually in Q1 2016…

Q1 2016: Top Ten Chinese Brands Capture 33% of Global Smartphone Market

Counterpoint Research team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global mobile phone market as major OEMs have already released their…

Amid Slowdown, Apple Posted Back To Back Record Quarters In India

As Apple reported its first- ever quarter of negative growth after 35 quarters, India was one of the few bright spots during the quarter as it posted…

Freedom 251- A smartphone for the price of a datapack that can exhaust soon

Normally I don't receive any calls early in the morning. So when I received one yesterday from my  cousin in Jammu, I knew something interesting was…

Russia Handset Market Q4 2015: Alcatel One Touch Jumps To Top Spot In Russia

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor program, in Q4 2015 (Oct-Dec), Russia’s mobile phone market grew by 8% annually.…

India Surpasses USA to Become the Second Largest Smartphone Market in the World

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, the smartphone shipments in India grew a healthy 15% annually in Q4 2015…

900 million LTE Smartphones Shipped in 2015

Counterpoint Research's team of Analysts have completed preliminary sizing of the global handset and smartphone market as few OEMs have already…

Netflix switches “On” in 130 new Countries –What does it mean for Video Streaming Industry?

During CES 2016, Netflix announced that it will add 130 new countries as a part of its global expansion plan. This ensures that Netflix is now…